Historic Villages of Shirakawa-go and Gokayama
Located in a mountainous region that was cut off from the rest of the world for a long time, the gassho-style villages lived from growing mulberry trees and rearing silkworms. Their large house with double, steeply pitched, thatched roofs are unique in Japan. Despite economic upheavals, the villages of Ogimachi, Ainokura and Suganuma are still exceptional examples of how the traditional way of life was perfectly suited to their environment and social function.
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You can see the view of Gokayama village
You can see inside of the Gassho-style house